Cheesecake with Ricotta, Mascarpone and White Chocolate

Cheesecake with Ricotta, Mascarpone and White Chocolate
Cheesecake with Ricotta, Mascarpone and White Chocolate

Every year for the birthday parties of my children I push myself to try new cakes and with new creams to stuff them. Last year for the 15th year of my daughter Clelia I made a cake that the guests loved very much, the delicious Marble cake.

An Ancient Dessert: Biancomangiare (Blancmange)

Biancomangiare (Blancmange)
Biancomangiare (Blancmange)

Today I propose you, the Biancomangiare an ancient Italian dessert, made specifically in Valle d’Aosta, Sardinia, and Sicily. Do not confuse it with panna cotta even if they are very similar. For the preparation of Biancomangiare (blancmange) there are two versions, one with cow’s milk and the other with almond’s milk, which is the original recipe. You can tryRead more

My Aunt Loredana’s Mandarin Pudding

My Aunt Loredana's Mandarin Pudding
Gelo and Pudding

Che bonta`!!!πŸ˜‹ This is a recipe inherited from my Aunt Loredana, the Mandarin Pudding, as you may have guessed, is made out of fresh mandarin juice. I like to use seasonal fruits and March is the last good month for orange and mandarin fruits. Do not miss this opportunity to make this masterpiece, so hurryRead more

Sicilian Lemon Frost – Gelo di Limone

Sicilian Lemon Frost -Gelo di Limone
Gelo di Limone

Frost is a typical dessert of the peasant Sicilians tradition, made with seasonal fruit, during and introduced by the Arab domination.  In these days of stifling heat, the SICILIAN LEMON FROST, a light and refreshing dessert made with water, lemon juice, sugar, and starch, to thicken, could not be missing from the kitchen of Solo-Dolce. YouRead more

Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe

Strawberry Granita
Strawberry Granita

This  GRANITA is a delicious and refreshing little treat. It is a delicious cold dessert made up of water, sugar, and STRAWBERRIES. The granita makes me think of the wonderful and summery days spent in Sicily, with my friends or relatives sitting in a bar tasting the fantastic fruit granita served in transparent glasses and accompanied by theRead more

Stracciatella Gelato without Ice Cream Maker

Stracciatella Gelato without Ice Cream Maker

Here is another request of my children: STRACCIATELLA GELATO. Do you remember the delicious bacio gelato published a few days ago? Now get ready for stracciatella ice cream! A creamy gelato enriched with pieces of dark chocolate. The secret of its creaminess, made without an ICE CREAM MAKER, is that it is kept soft in the freezer given the use of condensedRead more

Homemade Bacio Gelato (without an ice cream maker)

Homemade Bacio Gelato (without an ice cream maker)
Gelato

Summer is coming even though it took quite a while it’s better late than never. And with summer comes warm weather, unless you’re reading this in Australia, and with warm comes cold food. And the cold food that reigns over all the others is GELATO (or ICE CREAM)! Obviously, I wouldn’t make a blog about going outRead more